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IrelandBoots worn by 'Boy A' had Ana's blood on them, expert tells murder trial

02:20  16 may  2019
02:20  16 may  2019 Source:   independent.ie

'Are you joking me?' asked boy when told Ana's blood on his boots, trial hears

'Are you joking me?' asked boy when told Ana's blood on his boots, trial hears A murder accused asked a garda interviewer "are you joking me?" and "are you actually being serious?" when told Ana Kriegel's blood had been found on his boots, a trial has heard. 

Boy A has pleaded not guilty to the murder and sexual assault “involving serious violence” of Ms Patrick and Geraldine Kriegel, parents of Ana Kriegel, attending court for the trial of two boys He was seen wearing this backpack in the park. Counsel said there is no innocent explanation to explain

Blood and DNA expert John Hoade told the trial of two boys charged with her murder that her body was then moved to another part of the room. It’ s the prosecution' s case the Ana , 14, was “lured” from her house by Boy B, who watched as she was allegedly sexually assaulted and murdered by Boy A .

Boots worn by 'Boy A' had Ana's blood on them, expert tells murder trial A PAIR of boots worn by a murder accused on the day Ana Kriegel disappeared had her blood on them, a blood pattern expert has told a trial.

John Hoade, a specialist in blood pattern and DNA analysis with Forensic Science Ireland, also said the blood spatter on the boots indicated that "Boy A either assaulted Ana Kriegel or was in very close proximity when she was assaulted".

The two youths, aged 13 at the time, have pleaded not guilty before the Central Criminal Court to murdering Ana Kriegel (14) at Glenwood House, Laraghcon, Clonee Road in Lucan on May 14 last year.

One of the accused, Boy A, has also denied a charge of aggravated sexual assault.

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Ana ’ s body was found in a front room of an abandoned farmhouse in Lucan, Co Dublin on May 17th The jury also heard from Det Garda Gabriel Newton, who took possession of the clothes worn by She said on May 16th she called to Boy A ’ s house and informed him and his mother they needed to Boy A ’ s mother told Det Garda Newton the clothes had been washed twice to get rid of his blood

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It is the prosecution's case that Boy B "lured" Ana to the derelict farmhouse and then watched as the other boy sexually assaulted and murdered her.

The court heard that on May 19, 2018, Mr Hoade was handed a pair of boots which were worn by Boy A on May 14, the day Ana disappeared.

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Ana Kriegel

(handout/PA) Mr Hoade said that he examined the soles and upper parts of the boots for blood staining. There were nine separate areas of blood staining which were sampled for DNA and the DNA matched that of Ana Kriegel.

Mr Hoade identified blood staining on the right boot close to the laces and on the toe.

The blood staining on the left boot was at the inner ankle, the edge of the sole and on the upper part of the boot.

Mr Hoade said that some of the staining on the boots could be identified as blood spatter. This occurs when external force is applied to a source of liquid blood, which then falls on a surface.

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The blood spatter on Boy A's boot indicates that Boy A "either assaulted Ana Kriegel or was in close proximity when she was assaulted", Mr Hoade told the jury.

The court heard that Mr Hoade also examined a length of stick which was discovered in the room where Ana's body was found. The stick measured 92cm long, and 4cm x 3cm wide.

Mr Hoade said there was blood spatter and general staining on the piece of wood.

Boots worn by 'Boy A' had Ana's blood on them, expert tells murder trial schoolgirl Ana Kriegel He said the blood on the stick was tested for DNA and the DNA matched Ana Kriegel's DNA.

Mr Hoade also identified a particular pattern of blood staining known as feathering on the stick which he said was "associated with a weapon that has been swung".

He said the blood staining on the wooden stick was what he would expect if the "piece of wood was used as a weapon".

Mr Hoade said he sampled the edges of the stick to see if he could ascertain if whoever used it had left any traces behind, but the only DNA he found matched Ana's DNA.

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Conviction for murder in the absence of a body is possible. Historically, cases of this type have been hard to prove, forcing the prosecution to rely on other kinds of evidence, usually circumstantial. Developments in forensic science towards the end of the 20th century have made it more likely that a

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The court heard that Mr Hoade examined a concrete block, which was also found at the crime scene. He said it was a section of a 9" concrete block.

Mr Hoade agreed with prosecutor Brendan Grehan SC that the block was "quite heavy" and a person would need "two hands" to hold it.

Boots worn by 'Boy A' had Ana's blood on them, expert tells murder trial © Independent.ie Ana Kriegel (14) The court heard Mr Hoade examined the concrete block and found blood on all six surfaces of it.

Mr Hoade said he did not sample the blood from the block. This was because he understood there was "no suggestion the block was used as a weapon in the assault".

The jury has now begun listening to a section of an interview which gardai conducted with Boy A at Clondalkin Garda Station on May 24, 2018.

The trial continues before Mr Justice Paul McDermott and a jury of eight men and four women.

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